Afghan Envoy Says Ethnic Rivalry Threatens a Peaceful Transition AFGHANISTAN
Justin Burke,, The Christian Science Monitor
RIVALRIES among rebel factions could provoke renewed fighting in Afghanistan as leaders try to form a transitional government to replace the crumbling communist regime, warns the Afghan ambassador to Russia.
The rebels, known as the mujahideen, have seized control of all major cities in Afghanistan, except the capital Kabul, following the ouster of President Najibullah in a palace coup April 16. What remains of the fast-decaying Kabul government, which was installed by the Soviet Union following its 1979 invasion of Afghanistan, is negotiating with several mujahideen factions on a peaceful transfer of power, says Mohammad Daud Razmyar, the Afghan envoy in …
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Publication information: Article title: Afghan Envoy Says Ethnic Rivalry Threatens a Peaceful Transition AFGHANISTAN. Contributors: Justin Burke, - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: April 22, 1992. Page number: 3. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.